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By Javier Simon editors@strategic-i.com | April 14, 2017
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The Standard Names 2nd VP of Information Security

Standard Insurance Company (The Standard) announced that Laxman Prakash has been promoted to second vice president of Information Security.

Prakash joined the firm in 2011 as a director in information security and business continuity, focusing on strengthening the firm’s entire information security organization. Beforehand, he served as senior portfolio manager with Wipro Technologies and as a manager with KPMG. He earned a bachelor’s degree in electronics and telecommunications from the University of Madras in Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. Prakash is a certified information systems security professional.

“Laxman has implemented an ISO 27001-certified information security management system and strengthened our business continuity practices,” explains David O’Brien, senior vice president of information technology at The Standard. “His strong leadership and organizational skills have contributed significantly to the success of The Standard’s IT organization.”  

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